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Title: Julius Chambers to Walt Whitman, 23 September 1888

Date: September 23, 1888

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01255

Source: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Editorial note: The annotation, "Julius Chambers," is in an unknown hand.

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The Herald,
New York,
Sept 23, 1888

My Dear Whitman:

How can I tell whether this brings pleasant or ill news. However, it's a "jewty" to send it to you.

With much sincere admiration,

I am
Yours sincerely:
Julius Chambers

Julius Chambers (1850–1920) was an American author, investigative journalist, and travel writer. After working as a reporter for the New York Tribune, he became the editor of the New York Herald and, later, the New York World.


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